Logan director James Mangoldcontinues to tease Wolverine fans with images from the final chapter of Logan's feature film journey. Today we have a new photo of Hugh Jackman as an old, worn-down Wolverine dressed to kill. We also have two awesome pieces of concept art below for you to check out. The concept art was drawn up by artist Gabriel Hardman. The first shows a close up of Logan ready to battle, and the second features the character showing up at the Liberty Motel where something is obviously going down.
Logan takes place in the year 2024...Old Man Logan is in full effect. Logan looks bad, and drinks a lot. For work, he drives a 2024 Chrysler 300 limo that looks modified in the front to look more futuristic. He’s sick, his powers are fading, and he heals much more slowly — and sometimes not at all.
Logan will be teaming up with a young mutant girl who is said to be X-23 and Charles Xavier, who in his old age will be struggling with maintaining his mental faculties and powers throughout the story. The movie will be released in theaters on March 3, 2017. For more information on the film, click here.
Agony first made a splash on Gametyrant when our first post about the game and it's gory and profane trailer made it's way around the web. For those not wishing to see two messed up videos today...read more on Gametyrant
If you've enjoyed the previous "Weird Trailers" by YouTuber Aldo Jones, you're going to love his latest creation! He's taken the teaser trailer for James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and transformed it into a Halloween-themed freakshow! If you've watched his previous trailers for Doctor Strange, Batman v Superman, and Rogue One, then you know you're in for a wild ride full of insane unexpected ridiculousness. This newest weird trailer is a ton of fun and features all kinds of great little horror Easter eggs that I'm sure you'll enjoy. Check it out!
Obviously, if you don't want anything spoiled for Star Wars: Episode VIII you probably want to skip this post. However, if you're interested in learning some details on Luke Skywalker's appearance in the new film and a few bit of information regarding Rey's training with Luke, then by all means... read on.
The following information originated at Making Star Wars, which has had a very strong track record of getting solid news from the Star Wars films. Here's how they describe the costume:
Luke Skywalker wears a darker costume compared to what we saw in The Force Awakens. This costume is more evocative of his Return of the Jedi clothes in cut and color. His undertunic reminds me of Count Dooku but his very dark grey cape drops over the top of his shoulders and chest like a shawl. This leaves his right arm free but half of his chest covered by the cape. It’s almost similar to the asymmetrical cut of Captain Phasma’s cape, but more like a shawl in the way it cover his chest.
The cool part I kept for this write-up is that Luke’s black glove from Return of the Jedi is back on his hand. Luke Skywalker’s tunic is cut the same as Dooku’s but the “skirt” part of the tunic appears to be little closer to the knees than Dooku’s was. The shawl aspect of the cape hangs to the left so he can still fight with his right hand as it drapes to the left.
They go on to offer a piece of art that they had drawn up from a scene in which Luke is training Rey in this outfit. They reveal that Luke doesn't have a lightsaber and that he is instead holding a "thin spear, thin walking stick or a piece of junk." They aren't sure, but it's definitely not a lightsaber. In fact, it seems like there's a chance that Luke won't even use a lightsaber in the film. The costume they have described doesn't have a belt or anything to hold a lightsaber. The site says there has been "contention as to if Luke ever actually uses one in this film."
The report explains that Luke is more like "Yoda on Dagobah in terms of style," and the costume he is wearing is filthy and just gets dirtier as the story plays out. And like Luke was with Yoda, Rey is rumored to be very frustrated with Luke’s teachings while she's being trained.
We've never really seen Luke teach anyone before, so seeing him teach Rey how to harness the power of the Force and should be cool and interesting.
There's been a good amount of rumors reported on Star Wars: Episode VIII, and you can read through all of that stuff here if you're interested.
Deadpool director Tim Miller recently dropped out of the sequel because of some creative differences with Ryan Reynolds and the studio. If the rumored reasons behind the departure are true, it's probably for the best.
Miller has already jumped on board a film project called Influx, which is an adaptation of the David Suarez novel, and it's expected to end up being a film trilogy. According to Variety, he's also joined the production team of Sony Pictures live-action CG hybrid adaptation of the classic Sega video game Sonic the Hedgehog.
He will be a producer on the film and help out Blur Studio’s Jeff Fowler, who is attached to direct and oversee the development of the project. They will also work with Neal H. Moritz, who is the producer of the Fast and Furious franchise. Miller had this to say in a statement:
“Jeff is an incredible director with strong story instincts. The world of Sonic presents the perfect opportunity for Jeff to leverage his experience in animation to bring new dimension to this iconic character.”
The script for the movie was previously being written by Evan Susser and Van Robichaux. No plot details have been revealed yet, but the game focuses on the world’s fastest hedgehog, whose peaceful life is often interrupted by his arch nemesis, Doctor Eggman.
Sonic the Hedgehog has had a couple animated series over the years, and he made his first big screen appearance in Disney's Wreck-It-Ralph. I think there's potential for a fun movie, but I just hope it doesn't end up being like the Alvin and the Chipmunks or Smurfs. With Miller and Fowler working on the project maybe it will avoid that fate.
Below you'll find a short film that was developed by Miller and Fowler called "Gopher Broke."
I've got a pretty badass X-Men fan film for you to check out today called "Cable: Chronicles of Hope." The short film features a time-traveling Cable and Hope Summers as they battle a group of villains known as The Purifiers. Of course, they end up getting a little help from other X-Men characters such as Bishop and Nightcrawler, who has a cool fight sequence.
The short film was inspired by the 2010 "Second Coming" crossover event comic series, and it was written, directed, and produced by George and Harry Kirby, co-directed by Nathan Stickley, and produced by K&K Productions.
This is a really fun film and the visual effects are actually done pretty well. Cable is set to make his feature film debut in Deadpool 2, but this awesome fan film should provide some exciting entertainment.
We've got a less than a week to go before Marvel's Doctor Strange opens in theaters! Can't you feel the excitement?! The movie is already exploding overseas at the box office and has currently raked in over $86 million. While the rest of the world wait to see it, we have three new promo videos for you to enjoy! The first focuses on the Cloak of Levitation and features some amusing new footage. There's also a weird promo that features The Avengers as dogs because I guess people like dogs? The final video is an IMAX featurette about how the visual effects will be mind-blowing in 3D on the giant screen. I'm actually really excited about seeing this in IMAX 3D! I've heard so many great things about it! Doctor Strange hits theaters on November 4th.
Hot Toys is celebrating the wonderful work of Tim Burton with a creepy and fun limited edition statue based on one of Burton's drawings from the 1980s. This is part of an international touring exhibition called "The World of Tim Burton," which hits Hong Kong on November 5th. Here's what Hot Toys had to say:
Hot Toys is honored to be invited to create a high-quality collectible art piece from Burton’s 1980s drawing known as “Untitled (Creature Series)”, one of the signature artworks in the exhibition.
“The World of Tim Burton: An Art Piece for Collectors” features a self-manipulating puppet creature which, adorned with Burton’s characteristic stripe motif and composed of a simple color palette of black and white with a hint of red, is representative of one of the central themes of his work—that is, to be emotionally felt. And the talented team at Hot Toys has faithfully brought Burton’s artistic vision to life, transforming the 2D graphic work into a stunning 3D sculpture and collectible art piece that fans and collectors should not miss out.
As a prelude to the opening of the Hong Kong stop of “The World of Tim Burton” exhibition, 300 sets of this limited edition collectible art piece will be exclusively available for pre-order on FringeBacker for fans around the world. Each collectible is marked with a unique serial number and Tim Burton’s printed autograph.
I imagine anyone who buys this will have to keep a close eye on it. I fear it may come to life and murder them.
Barb from Stranger Things is back in the news in a retro 1980s newscast. This is an official video release from Netflix, and it's called "Minute by Minute with Brenda Wood" from the fictional TV station WIYZ. In it, Wood breaks the news of Barb's mysterious disappearance. Of course, we all know what happened to poor Barb, and she won't be coming back for season two.
You think you know the 80’s. But then an archival newsreel from 5 WIYZ Hawkins, Indiana is uncovered and you question everything. Like why is Brenda Wood’s hair so totally amazing? Or, whatever happened to that girl Barbara Holland? Just how many Eggos did Eleven eat? The world needs to know!
In the report, Barb’s friends describe her as “loyal to a fault,” and “the kind of girl who notices if you’re wearing a new bra.” There's a little bit of humor thrown in when Woods describes what Barb was last seen wearing, which included “a pink blouse, green pants, blue puffer jacket, and an oversized pair of absolutely fantastic glasses.”
We also get a look at some security footage of a “vagrant juvenile” who is actually Eleven stealing some Eggo Waffles.